Sport: New World's Records: Oct. 1, 1923

¶Running broad jump for women: Mlle. Mejzlikova, Czecho-Slovakia, 540 centimeters (17 ft., 6 3-5 in.)

¶Horseshoe pitching: C. C. Davis, Columbus, 0., 46 ringers in 50 pitches, including 18 doubles, 79%.

¶Safe hits (baseball): Paul Strand, Salt Lake Pacific Coast League Club, 290 in one season.

¶Consecutive home run hitting: George Kelly, New York Nationals, three home runs in three times at bat, against Chicago.

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